Sheep news around the UK

25 August 2019



Second highest priced sheep ever sold at 200,000gns

23 August 2019

Midlock Capaldi was the talk of the yard

Sheep to return to Hampstead Heath after 60 year absence

23 August 2019

A small flock will be released on Monday

Scotch lamb shelf watch to commence

22 August 2019

How strong is support for Scotch lamb?

Measures to keep livestock safe during heatwaves

21 August 2019

Increase in body temperature can affect productivity

Eleven lambs killed in illegal butchery incident

20 August 2019

Criminals target Northamptonshire again

UK-wide livestock movement ban 'economically damaging'

20 August 2019

Researchers warn against any ban

Farmers' views needed on recent sea eagle release

20 August 2019

It follows releases in Isle of Wight

Protecting lambs from pasteurellosis this autumn

19 August 2019

Spike in lmbs succumbing to pasteurellosis

Sourcing project collects 16 tonnes of Herdwick wool

19 August 2019

Farmers were paid above-average rate

Video: People's Vote use sheep in anti-Brexit London protest

16 August 2019

Anti-Brexit campaigners led sheep around London

Suspected dog attack kills six sheep

12 August 2019

Five sheep had to be put down

Illegal butchery: Man arrested following theft of 65 sheep

12 August 2019

65 ewes stolen linked to butchery

Worm control warning after wet and warm weather

7 August 2019

Farmers urged to have a handle on worm control

NI farmers concerned over livestock number 'myth'

6 August 2019

It is 'misrepresenting' the livestock industry

Police use night-vision drones to combat illegal butchery

5 August 2019

The drone uses thermal image technology

New film launched to champion 'pasture for life' farmers

4 August 2019

The video highlights 100% grass-fed

PM's 'standoff' with EU could 'devastate' NI farming

2 August 2019

PM warned of vulnerability of NI farming

Sheep sector urged to demonstrate responsible antibiotic use

1 August 2019

Sheep farmers asked to show responsible use

Alun Cairns accused of 'risking the livelihoods of farmers'

1 August 2019

He said farmers could export to Japan after Brexit

Farmers call for 'urgent action' to protect sheep industry

31 July 2019

Farmers are 'hugely alarmed' by recent rhetoric

No-deal Brexit could 'wipe out' Welsh lamb exports

28 July 2019

Farmers could see 24% drop in prices

Man arrested over illegal slaughter of sheep

26 July 2019

Crimes happened only in Northamptonshire

Farmers 'frustrated' to see new Defra appointment

26 July 2019

Theresa Villiers was appointed new Defra Secretary

'Unusual situation': Rare sheep breed abandoned in field

25 July 2019

Flock of 32 Hebridean sheep were found in a field

Farmers tell new PM 'picture is bleak for sheep farming'

24 July 2019

Boris Johnson 'must not play populist politics'

Farmers to encourage public to eat more British lamb

23 July 2019

They aim to stem decline in lamb sales

Early weaning of lambs 'beneficial' to ewes at tupping

22 July 2019

It brings benefits to ewes and lambs

Nearly 50 sheep stolen from remote Conwy farm

22 July 2019

It happened on the remote Tal Y Fan mountain

Latitude Festival's dyed sheep 'completely safe'

22 July 2019

Council calms fears over sheep welfare

Farmer fined for neglecting sheep with scab

22 July 2019

His sheep suffered severe wool loss